MAR 07, 2017 07:00 AM PST
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WEBINAR: Physiologically-relevant tissue models using a high-throughput Organ-on-a-Chip platform
SPONSORED BY: Molecular Devices
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CME/CE/CEU) CREDITS: P.A.C.E. CE | Florida CE
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Speakers:
  • Co-founder and Managing Director, MIMETAS
    Biography
      Jos Joore is co-founder and Managing Director of MIMETAS. He is a biotech entrepreneur, co-founder of 4 companies with over seventeen years of executive level biotech experience in a variety of companies including Pepscan, Skyline Diagnostics, Kreatech and Westburg. During his ten-year research career, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Hubrecht Institute (Utrecht) and King's College (London). He holds a cum laude Masters degree in business marketing (MBM), a Ph.D. in developmental biology and a Masters degree in biology.

    Abstract:

    DATE: March 7, 2017
    TIME: 7:00AM PT, 10:00AM ET, 3:00PM GMT

    OrganoPlates® are a novel microfluidic culture platform enabling long-term, membrane-free 3D co-culture models in a microtiter plate format. MIMETAS has developed a large variety of tissue- and disease models, applicable for drug testing and evaluation. The platform is compatible with standard readout equipment, like the ImageXpress® Micro Confocal High-Content Imaging System, and is suitable for high-throughput automation.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Enable precise, barrier-free definition of culture matrices and cells in 3D, supporting cell-cell interaction, unprecedented readouts and quantification
    • Screen high-throughput data with more relevant biological information than 2D models
    • Support up to 96 tissue models on a single plate with a scalable and robust microfluidic platform

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